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Josephine Premice (July 21, 1926 Brooklyn-April 13, 2001 Manhattan) was a Haitian actor and singer.
Josephine Premice was born in Brooklyn to parents who were Haitian immigrants. She began her career as a performer in the late 1940s, appearing in Broadway productions such as "Bloomer Girl" and "St. Louis Woman." However, she is perhaps best known for her roles in the musicals of composer and lyricist Harold Arlen, including "Jamaica" and "House of Flowers." In addition to her work on stage, Premice appeared in films such as "Porgy and Bess" and "The Women of Brewster Place." She also recorded several albums of music, showcasing her powerful singing voice and her talent for interpreting a wide range of genres, from Broadway standards to traditional Haitian folk songs. Throughout her career, Premice remained deeply connected to her Haitian heritage and was a proud and vocal advocate for her community. She passed away in Manhattan in 2001, but her legacy as a trailblazing performer and cultural ambassador continues to inspire generations of artists.
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